Immersion’s haptic technology brings the power of touch to billions of devices around the world. With touch, we make people’s digital lives more personal, vivid, and meaningful. Headquartered in San Jose, we work with leading mobile, gaming, wearable, AR/VR, and automotive companies to enhance and revolutionize how users interact with their devices and machine interfaces.
More than ever before, haptics is at the forefront of emerging technologies poised to transform the world. Over 3 billion devices have shipped with our software and IP and we’ve only just begun to tap into the possibilities offered by touch.
We’re a small team and in the early stages of achieving our vision. Come help us lead the haptics revolution.
What we’re looking for:
An experienced and high caliber Director/Sr. Director of Intellectual Property Licensing and Business Development to formulate and execute Immersion’s intellectual property licensing strategy.
What you’ll do:
Responsible for revenue and P&L for intellectual property licensing at Immersion
Collaborate with Immersion’s executive management on all intellectual property licensing elements of Immersion’s technology and intellectual property business strategy
Develop stand-alone intellectual property offerings and pricing
Identify and capture potential intellectual property licensing opportunities
Lead and support origination, negotiation and execution of patent licensing agreements and patent acquisition and sale transactions with third parties
Provide commercial advice and counseling to the Immersion’s executive management, business functions and the legal team on all aspects of intellectual property licensing
Work closely with Immersion’s sales organization to support customer offerings as well as develop an integrated monetization strategy
8+ years of intellectual property licensing experience
An excellent educational background to degree level or beyond in Engineering, Business or Law; MBA and/or JD is highly desirable
Experience with business development in a sophisticated global matrix organization
Experience in market definition and assessment, including evaluating financial impact of strategic decisions
Experience with licensing and deal creation, business plan development, contract negotiation, and external relationship management
Demonstrated budget and planning skills
Demonstrated strategic planning skills
Possess a proven and successful track record in concluding significant licensing contracts
Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority, including influencing at executive level
Collaborative team player who enjoys working closely with other departments to create tightly integrated strategies